Archibald Bright Pruitt
(1752-1840)
Mary Rebecca Blankenship
(1760-1820)
John Beeker
(1785-1843)
Christina Young
(1790-1865)
John Randolph Pruitt
(1804-1858)
Barbara Beeker
(1809-1896)
Margaret Pruitt
(1852-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Davis
2. William P. Williams

Margaret Pruitt 3 4

  • Born: 16 Apr 1852, Jefferson Township, Carroll, IN, USA 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Davis
  • Marriage (2): William P. Williams on 2 May 1892 in Waverly, Bremer, IA, USA 1 2

   Other names for Margaret were Maggie Pruitt 1 and Margot Pruitt.5

   FamilySearch ID: KZ45-TBY.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared in the household of Samuel Beeker in a census in 1860 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe, IN, USA. 6 6 The 1860 census recorded Samuel Beeker, farmer, 34, living with wife Hannah, 18; Mary D., 3; and Eldora, 9 months. Also in the home is farm hand Joseph Pruett, 17. Everyone was born in Indiana except Hannah in Ohio. Samuel's real estate was valued at $3850 and personal estate $395. Two households later is William Beeker, 29, living with wife Elizabeth, 27; Joseph, 3; Lovinas, 2; and Lorsena, 7 months. Also in the home is farm hand John B. Pruett, 21. Oddly, William has no real estate value, but John Pruett has $6260 with a personal estate worth $1395, suggesting he owned the land. On the same page is his mother, widow Barbara Pruitt, 53, living with her children Randolph, 14; Jane, 11, and Margaret 9. Barbara is nee Beeker, the sister of Samuel and William. Everyone was born in Indiana. The post office was Battle Ground.

2. Census in 1900 in Westerville, Franklin, OH, USA. 7 The 1900 census recorded William Williams, occupation "com traveler", 51, born May 1849, living with wife Maggie, 48, Apr 1852, as boarders in the household headed by Simeon Chapman, 55. They were married 8 years. William was born in Ohio and his parents in Virginia. Maggie was born in Indiana, her mother in Ohio and father unknown.


Margaret married Davis.


Margaret next married William P. Williams on 2 May 1892 in Waverly, Bremer, IA, USA.1 2 (William P. Williams was born in May 1849 in , , OH 7.)


Sources


1 "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992" (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJLC-XK1 Maggie Pruitt in entry for W. P. Williams, 1892.

2 Ancestry.com, "Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1945," Maggie Davis (father John Pruitt, mother Barbara Beeker) m. 2 Mar 1892 to W. P. Williams.

3 "Portrait and Biographical Record of Iroquois County, Illinois" (Chicago, Lake City Publishing Co., 1893.), http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilicgs/bio/page3.htm Biography of James A. Pruitt.

4 Grace Widney Brown, "Grace Widney Brown, wife of Winfred A. Brown : 1104 South Elm St., Shenandoah, Iowa, revolutionary ancestory Jacob Young (Jung), N.C." (Proof for Daughters of the American Revolution Application prepared in 1957 by Thelma K. Frazee, Genealogist, Washington D. C. - View online at https://archive.org/details/gracewidneybrown00unse/page/n5/mode/2up/search/beeker?q=beeker), Page 15.

5 Grace Widney Brown, "Grace Widney Brown, wife of Winfred A. Brown : 1104 South Elm St., Shenandoah, Iowa, revolutionary ancestory Jacob Young (Jung), N.C." (Proof for Daughters of the American Revolution Application prepared in 1957 by Thelma K. Frazee, Genealogist, Washington D. C. - View online at https://archive.org/details/gracewidneybrown00unse/page/n5/mode/2up/search/beeker?q=beeker), Page 18.

6 1860 United States Census, Tippecanoe Twp, Tippecanoe, IN https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4N7-XS9 Samuel Beeker page 97 household 690 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4N7-X3T William Beeker page 98 household 693.

7 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMZG-N7G Wm Williams in household of Simeon Chapman, Blendon Township Westerville Village, Franklin, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 26, sheet 1A, family 1.



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